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NAME - Download GRASS Location from the web
Get GRASS Location from an URL or file path


general, data, download, import

SYNOPSIS --help url=string [name=name] [path=path] [--help] [--verbose] [--quiet] [--ui]


Print usage summary
Verbose module output
Quiet module output
Force launching GUI dialog


url=string [required]
URL of the archive with a location to be downloaded
URL of ZIP, TAR.GZ, or other similar archive
Location name
Location name (not location path)
GRASS GIS database directory
Default: path to the current GRASS GIS database

Table of contents

DESCRIPTION downloads an archived (e.g., .zip or .tar.gz) location from a given URL and unpacks it to a specified or current GRASS GIS Spatial Database. URL can be also a local file on the disk. If the archive contains a directory which contains a location, the module will recognize that and use the location automatically. First directory which is a location is used. Other locations or any other files are ignored.


g.mapset, g.mapsets, r.proj, v.proj, g.proj.all


Vaclav Petras, NCSU GeoForAll Lab


Available at: source code (history)

Latest change: Monday Feb 27 13:45:25 2023 in commit: a82501dc85294207e8e58437c3ec7f1056465ed4

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